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How time flies

It’s so great to be able to run again. Just 9 months ago I needed help walking more than 10 feet.

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Things to do in Oklahoma

I’m in Oklahoma City for work, again.  It’s a little less exciting than LA,  and the food is definitely not as good as the food in LA is, but it’s not all bad.  It’s nice not to have traffic, ever.  It would be nice for my 6 mile drive to work not to take 45+ [...]

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Do development meeting

Recently we, the GNOME Do developers, held a meeting to discuss our goals for the project.  Development has slowed to a crawl over the last few months so the purpose of this meeting was to determine where we should be taking the project, and how to get development rolling again.  I was able to rescue [...]

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GNOME Do plugin usage poll

I wanted to get an indication of which plugins everyone uses, so I made this poll.  Please vote for each plugin that you actively use.  Also, if you have any comments or suggestions, feel free to post below!

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RemindMe Plugin included in Do 0.8.2

With the recent launch of GNOME Do 0.8.2, a plugin I wrote called RemindMe was released as well.  This small plugin allows you to set small reminders for yourself, by simply typing the reminder and a time.  You can set two types of reminders, a count down timer, like in the example image.  Or you [...]

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The beauty of descriptive error messages

Recently I’ve been doing some contracting work for a friend.  The project is pretty simple, but it gives me a reason to finally play with Mono’s sqlite database engine.  It’s actually really cool, and I’m very happy to say that it works extremely well on Windows + Visual Studio.  Normally my IDE of choice is [...]

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It’s a happy day in GNOME-Do land! 0.8.0 Released!

Well, today’s finally the day;  After weeks of alpha testing and months hard work, GNOME Do 0.8.0 is released!  This is another monumental release for an amazingly useful application.  GNOME Do has increasingly become the cornerstone of my linux desktop experience.  From time to time I even catch myself stopping to think about how I [...]

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Another PulseAudio Gotcha — problems with hostnames, zeroconf, and RTP streams

I’m very happy to say that I’ve finally got my PulseAudio setup working.  Technically, it was “working” before, but I could never get any of the network functionality to work.  Using PADevChooser, I could “see” other hosts with PA installed under the server menu, but I could never move streams to other hosts across the [...]

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Howto: Fix low system volume on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid

I recently installed Ubuntu 8.10 (the Intrepid Ibex) on my laptop.  I’m happy to say that the upgrade process from 8.04 to 8.10 went very well.  When I first installed 8.04 I created a separate partition for /home (there’s a great howto guide here).  This made the upgrade process so incredibly painless. After spending some [...]

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GNOME Do VirtualBox Plugin

I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while, but just now made the time to actually do it.  I’ve been following the development of GNOME Do for a while now.  After playing with it for a while and learning how fast and easily things can be done with GNOME Do, I decided that [...]

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